Startups and Tech

Flipkart to enter food retailing under newly formed entity ‘Flipkart Farmermart’

Flipkart is also reportedly in the process of applying for food retail licence in India.

Google’s newly launched Pixel 4, 4 XL will not be coming to India, here’s why

Google launched the new Pixel 4, 4 XL, Pixelbook Go, Pixel Earbuds and Nest Mini during its annual hardware event in New York on Tuesday.

SoftBank Group, Ant Financial may invest $2 billion in Paytm

It is learnt that the funds could be part equity and part debt, in equal proportions.

Govt asks e-commerce firms to eliminate single-use plastic in packaging

Both Amazon and Flipkart have set their own internal deadlines to completely eliminate single-use plastic from their operations.

New Data Protection Bill to be placed in Parliament soon: IT Minister Prasad

According to sources, the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 suggests setting up of a Data Protection Authority of India to prevent any misuse of personal information.

UiPath announces next generation of Robotic Process Automation platform

“We have essentially removed all barriers to scaling in the ‘automation first’ era," said Param Kahlon, Chief Product Officer at UiPath.

IMC 2019: Tech giants showcase 5G potential, India may see adoption only by 2025

From Huawei, and OnePlus to Airtel and Vodafone, all tech giants demonstrated their developments and use-cases for 5G in India.

Ratan Tata to invest in Pune-based e-bike startup Tork Motors

Tork’s first product, the T6X electric motorcycle, is powered by a lithium ion battery that can last up to 100km in a single charge.

Flipkart takes on Amazon Prime, announces launch of ‘Flipkart Video Originals’

The first original series ‘Backbenchers’ hosted by Farah Khan goes live later this month and will feature an array of India’s most-loved celebrities, engaging in nostalgic banter.

Uber partners with DocsApp to provide free consultation to drivers, delivery partners

Under this partnership, Uber drivers and delivery partners will be able to get medical assistance at a nominal cost for self and up to 5 family members.